Trains from Oxford to Reading

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Oxford to Reading train information

Oxford Reading train map

Train duration 0h27m
Arrival Reading, England
Departure Oxford, England
Distance 24 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £3.00
Average train price £9.00

The journey from Oxford, situated in England and Reading, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail companies: Cross Country, Great Western Railway.

On average, the journey takes around 0h27m by train because of the 24 miles to travel to Reading from Oxford. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 30 days is £3.00. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Oxford to Reading train tickets

from £3.00 MORE 0h27m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £47.00 MORE 3h11m

Oxford - Reading prices calendar

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Oxford - Reading: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Oxford to Reading tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 1 day in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £8 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £9 for your trip. Thus, you will save 4% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 1 day in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Oxford to Reading trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Oxford and Reading by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Reading to Oxford and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Oxford
Reading
£3.00 03/10/2019 12:00 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Oxford
Reading
£3.00 03/10/2019 18:06 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Oxford
Reading
£3.00 03/10/2019 17:31 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Oxford
Reading
£3.00 03/10/2019 13:01 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Oxford
Reading
£3.00 03/10/2019 12:31 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Oxford
Reading
£3.00 03/10/2019 17:00 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Oxford
Reading
£6.55 03/10/2019 17:42 Cross Country 11 days ago
Oxford
Reading
£6.55 03/10/2019 12:44 Cross Country 11 days ago
Oxford
Reading
£10.00 03/10/2019 08:07 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Oxford
Reading
£10.00 03/10/2019 12:15 Cross Country 11 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Discount Oxford - Reading train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Oxford Reading train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Oxford to Reading cost on average £8.07 (1). By dividing £88 by £8.07 (£88/£8.07 = 10.91), it appears that after only 11 one way journeys from Reading to Oxford, the railcard will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Oxford to Reading train £8.07 £5.38 £2.69 10.94

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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